Here are some of the other big festivals coming up this month:
The Arts on Foot Festival presents indoor and outdoor performances, art exhibitions and other activities Sept. 17 from 11 to 5 in Washington's Pennsylvania Quarter neighborhood, around Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Call 202-482-7271.
Children's performers from around the world entertain on multiple stages at the 35th annual International Children's Festival Sept. 17-18 from 10 to 4 at Wolf Trap Park in Vienna. Call 703-642-0862 or 703-255-1860.
Mount Vernon hosts its annual 18th-Century Craft Fair, featuring crafts displays and demonstrations by artisans in Colonial attire, Sept. 17-18 from 9 to 5 at the first president's last home. Call 703-780-2000.
Sample Maryland wines and local food specialties and enjoy a crafts fair and entertainment at the Maryland Wine Festival Sept. 17 from 10 to 6 and Sept. 18 from noon to 6 at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. Call 410-876-2667 or 800-654-4645.
Tour embassies and historic sites at the 21st annual Kalorama House and Embassy Tour Sept. 18 from noon to 5 in Washington's Embassy Row neighborhood. Call 202-387-4062.
Fiesta Musical celebrates Latin American culture with music, dance and traditional foods Sept. 18 from 11 to 5 at the National Zoo. Call 202-673-4821.
Authors read their books and sign them, and bookstores and publishers display their wares, at the Baltimore Book Festival Sept. 23 from 5 to 9 and Sept. 24-25 from 11 to 7 outdoors at Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place, in the 600 block of North Charles Street. Call 877-225-8466.
The Library of Congress presents talks, signings and other events by 80 authors at the National Book Festival Sept. 24 from 10 to 5 on the Mall. Call 888-714-4696.